NGC 7552
DSS image of NGC 7552
Overlaid DSS image of NGC 7552, 30' x 30' with north at top and west to the right

Aladin viewer for the region around NGC 7552
Member of Grus Quartet
h 3977, GC 4916, IC 5294, MCG-07-47-028, ESO 291-12, PGC 70884

Type  Galaxy
Magnitude  10.57
Size  4.07' x 3.24' @ 125°
Right Ascension  23h 16' 10.8"  (2000)
Declination  42° 35' 5" S
Constellation  Grus
Description  B, S, mE90, vsbM *13
Classification  SB(s)ab
Observing Notes

Andrew Cooper
Oct 7, 2023    Kaʻohe, Mauna Kea, HI (map)
28cm f/10 SCT, NexStar 11" GyPSy @ 80x
Seeing: 6 Transparency: 7 Moon: 0%

Bright and obvious, extended 3' x 1' east to west, a stellar core in a bright central region, a 9th magnitude star is visible 4' west, NGC 7582 visible 28' northeast

Harold Corwin

IC 5294 = NGC 7552. Swift's RA is only 9 seconds of time off the galaxy, and his declination and description (including the "8m * p") even closer. There is no doubt about the identity, first suggested by de Vaucouleurs. Helwan took Swift at his word, however, and says "Not found" for IC 5294.
IC Notes by Harold Corwin
Other Data Sources for NGC 7552
Nearby objects for NGC 7552

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NGC 7552